Senior Counsel, Privacy and Security

| Austin

We are Duo, and we’re here to democratize security for everyone. Our mission is to protect the mission of our customers like Facebook, Twitter, Kayak and Etsy by making security simple.

We’re a diverse crew of makers and builders, skaters and coders, filmmakers and DJs, teachers and students brought together by a shared belief in adding value to the world. This diversity allows us to bring an empathetic approach to solve some of the most complex global business and security challenges faced today.

What you’ll do…

Duo Security is looking for Senior Counsel, Privacy and Security to aid in developing, maintaining and driving the success of its global programs and strategies related to data privacy and security. As Senior Counsel, Privacy and Security you will serve as the Legal Team’s resident expert and resource on global privacy and data protection laws, particularly those in the United States and European Union. In this role, you will be challenged to partner with and advise key stakeholders and leaders across the business on compliance with global privacy and data security requirements. You will also provide guidance on the legal, privacy and security implications of new products and features and proposed expansion into new markets, and help to devise sound and practical risk-mitigating strategies. This is a demanding position but you won't be doing it alone. You will work with an amazing, dedicated team in a fast-paced, challenging, fun environment.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist in developing, managing and driving success of the legal aspects of the company’s privacy and security programs, including related policies and procedures, compliance materials, and employee training.
  • Advise the company in connection with products and projects that raise issues of privacy, data protection and data governance under US and EU laws.
  • Partner with teams and leaders across the business to ensure Duo’s policies and procedures related to breach notification and response align with global legal requirements and best practices.
  • Proactively monitor changes to the business and legal landscape related to data privacy and security, helping Duo assess the impact of such changes and proposing pragmatic business solutions to ensure the company stays aligned with changing requirements and best practices.
  • Coordinate with and support members of the Legal Team on other matters, as necessary.

Skills you have…

Qualifications:

  • Graduate of an accredited law school and active member of a state bar in good standing.
  • At least 6+ years of experience in a law firm and in-house legal department.
  • 4+ years experience on privacy and data protection issues, including substantial familiarity with U.S. and E.U. laws.
  • Ability to successfully communicate legal privacy and security requirements effectively at all levels, and to draft and implement privacy and security policies and processes.
  • Experience with cross-border data transfers and methods of ensuring compliance with data protection laws, as well as with with privacy and security provisions in commercial agreements.
  • Flexibility and understanding of the culture of a fast-paced, commercially oriented technology company.

Desired Skills/Experience

  • Technology background and/or experience at a technology company
  • Certified Information Privacy Professional

3 reasons why you should apply…

  • You’re a tried and tested privacy pro
  • You’re good at building and sustaining productive relationships with all kinds of people across many functional teams
  • You have a proven track record of providing practical advice and thinking creatively and strategically about legal and business issues

This job may not be for you if...

  • You don’t have clear, articulable reasons for why you want to work at Duo or a clear vision of the value that you will bring to this role
  • You’ll need to be quick on your feet and adaptable in order to thrive as we scale our business in a constantly changing environment - so, if you can’t handle ambiguity or changing priorities, then this may not be the right fit for you
  • You view the in-house legal function exclusively as the “Office of No,” and lack the entrepreneurial mindset necessary to balance business objectives and legal risk

Does this sound like it was written for you? Excellent! Please apply and let’s explore this together.

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Location

115 E. 5th St., Austin, TX 78701
115 E. 5th St., Austin, TX 78701

Perks of working here

401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Health Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Unlimited Vacation
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